Bloomberg Gun Grabbing Group Backs Democrats in Oregon

In Oregon, the Michael Bloomberg-funded gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety is backing  Democrat Gov. John Kitzhaber, while also trying to unseat state Sen. Bruce Starr, R-Hillsboro.

Along with spending $22,000 to support Starr’s opponent, Democrat Chuck Riley, they also “reported spending just over $56,000 on ads lauding Kitzhaber on gun issues, including a TV ad featuring the brother-in-law of Steve Forsyth, one of the two people killed in the 2012 shootings at Clackamas Town Center”.

Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York and No. 8 on the Forbes list of the wealthiest Americans, announced earlier this year that he was putting $50 million into efforts to build political control for additional restrictions on guns.

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